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    Better Half VW
    c/o John Bolding
    Baytown, TX 77523
    United States

    Phone: 281-383-0113

    http://www.betterhalfvw.com
    jnbolding1@teleshare.net

    CATEGORY:
    Type Fixed-wingSport-Pilot Compliant Yes
    Status Current
    Categories Ultralight
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 63Service Ceiling (ft) 10000
    Cruise Speed (mph) 60Rate of Climb (fpm) 500
    Stall Speed (mph) 25Takeoff Distance (ft) 200
    Range (statute mi) 120Landing Distance (ft) 250
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine 1/2 VW
    Design Horsepower 40H.P. Low Range 30
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 5H.P. High Range 50
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 246Useful Load (lb) 329
    Gross Weight (lb) 575
    Wing Area (ft2) 107Length (ft)
    Wingspan (ft) 23.6Height (ft)
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design HighFolding Wings No
    No. of Seats 1Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in) 24
    Landing Gear Tailwheel
    Materials Fabric, Wood, Tube
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available YesQuick-build Available No
    Plans Available YesIncludes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 600Number Built & Flown 12
    Kit Cost ($US) $2,935Plans Cost ($US) $80
    Build Cost Range $5,000 - $7,000
    COMMENTS:
    LSA Legal